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Volume19
Year2010
TitleA Comparison of the US and EU Mark Registration Systems
Author(s)Kelly Lee
First Page423
AbstractAs commerce becomes increasingly global, recognition of the similarities and differences of the United States (US) mark registration system and the European Union (EU) Community trade mark registration system is vital to protecting what could be a business' most valuable asset. In this paper i highlight some of the similarities and differences that are pertinent to the original application for registration of a mark in these two systems.